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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23


HR2530 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2530 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2530 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2530:

HR2530 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2530

HR2530 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2530 are provided in the following table:

06h 50m 49s
-00° 32’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2530 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2530 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2530.

Visibility of HR2530 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR2530 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.5°
Max altitude: 38.0°
Azimuth: 269.5°
HR2530 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2530

The image below is a photograph of HR2530 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2530 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.185 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2530 star
DSS2 image of HR2530. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2530 during the next 1000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.08 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2530 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2530 is distant 97.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

29.90 pc
97.46 ly
-15 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
-0.185 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2530

HR2530 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2530 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2530. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2530 star system properties

HR2530 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2530 double sysyem:

5.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2530